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Malware delivered via malicious macro in Word document embedded in PDF

2015/04/28

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers at Avast discovered that cybercriminals are employing a new malware delivery technique in which they embed Microsoft Word documents with malicious macros into seemingly legitimate Adobe Portable Document Files (PDFs). Once the document is opened and macros are enabled, a script downloads a variant of the Dridex banking trojan to steal banking credentials and Google and Microsoft login information.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Malware-Delivered-via-Malicious-Macro-in-Word-Document-Embedded-in-PDF-479593.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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